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Author Muzalevsky, Roman,
Title From frozen ties to strategic engagement : U.S.-Iranian relationship in 2030 / Roman Muzalevsky.
Imprint Carlisle, PA : Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War College Press, 2015.

Author Muzalevsky, Roman,
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- Iran.
Iran -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Iran -- Forecasting.
Iran -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Forecasting.
Alt Name Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute,
Army War College (U.S.). Press,
Add Title United States-Iranian relationship in 2030
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 112 pages)
monochrome rdacc
Note "May 2015."
Paper version available for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction : the time has come -- Forces driving U.S.-Iranian détente -- U.S. Iranian strategic relationship in 2030 -- Cultivating and preparing for strategic change -- Conclusion : what is next? Prospects, vision, steps.
Summary "The nuclear talks between Iran and P5+1 following the most stringent sanctions against Iran to date have opened new prospects for relaxation of tensions between Tehran and the West and for a U.S.-Iranian d́étente in the long run. The coming to power of new presidential administrations in both the United States and Iran, the additional sanctions, major geo-economic and geopolitical trends, and U.S.-Iranian economic and security cooperation imperatives all contributed to these dynamics. Some view the talks as a new beginning in U.S.-Iranian ties, which could herald the emergence of a U.S.-Iranian strategic relationship in the next 15 years. This work has developed three such possible strategic relationships: 1) strategic engagement involving a nuclear weapons-capable Iran; 2) comprehensive cooperation following a 'Grand Bargain'; and, 3) incremental strategic engagement after a nuclear deal. These relationships deliberately focus on constructive engagement, skipping the status quo and a strike on Iran as two other possible outcomes. If they pull it off by 2030, a U.S.-Iranian détente would advance external integration of the region, aiding the U.S. strategy of fostering global connectivity. It would promote resolution of conflicts and development and reconstruction of countries ravaged by wars and sectarian violence. It would also enable Washington to deploy select military assets to other locales to address other challenges while repurposing remaining forces to face new threats in the Greater Middle East"--Publisher's web site.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (SSI, viewed May 14, 2015).
ISBN 1584876794
OCLC # 908931007
Additional Format Print version: Muzalevsky, Roman. From frozen ties to strategic engagement (OCoLC)932522285.